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Google to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking

It would help the company press its sizable advantage over online-advertising rivals.

07 May 2019 9:25 AM

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review

Google disclosed in an April 24 letter made public that the manual review found 90,000 videos violated its terrorism policy.

03 May 2019 9:32 AM

US lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill

The US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will hold a hearing on the matter on Wednesday.

01 May 2019 2:24 PM

SoftBank, Alphabet to put cellphone antennas in the sky

Loon carries the gear with a large balloon, while HAPSMobile uses a large drone.

25 Apr 2019 9:43 AM

US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms

The rules would apply to companies with annual revenue above USD 50 million.

11 Apr 2019 11:22 AM


Alphabet launches its first commercial drone delivery service in Australia

The service will be available to order food, coffee, and over-the-counter medicines using a connected smartphone app.

10 Apr 2019 11:20 AM

US top court jeopardizes Google settlement in internet privacy case

Google was accused in the lawsuit of violating a 1986 law governing the privacy of stored electronic communications.

22 Mar 2019 10:14 AM

Google fined USD 1.7 billion for search ad blocks in third EU sanction

The European Commission said that the case focused on the company’s illegal practises in search advertising brokering from 2006 to 2016.

21 Mar 2019 11:51 AM

India to summon Twitter chief

The parliamentary committee on IT has decided to summon Jack Dorsey on Feb. 25.

12 Feb 2019 9:48 AM

EU countries agree on copyright reforms

The EU now has to reconcile its stance with that of the European Commission and the European Parliament.

09 Feb 2019 11:12 AM


Alphabet's higher spending worries investors, shares dip

The company reported USD 31.07 billion in total fourth-quarter costs and expenses, up 26 percent from last year.

05 Feb 2019 4:32 PM

Google parent Alphabet hit by rising costs

Alphabet reported a profit of USD 8.9 billion in the fourth quarter on revenue that was up 22 per cent to USD 39.3 billion.

05 Feb 2019 1:57 PM

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin signs launch deal with Canada's Telesat

Blue Origin’s rocket will propel some undisclosed portion of the constellation into orbit over a number of launches.

01 Feb 2019 2:18 PM

Alphabet's health division gets clearance for on-demand ECG feature in smartwatch

Alphabet's Study Watch is a prescription-only device and is not meant to be a consumer smartwatch.

20 Jan 2019 11:31 AM

Alphabet board sued on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

Sundar Pichai apologized last year to employees for the companies' past handling of sexual misconduct cases.

12 Jan 2019 9:52 AM


Alphabet board sued on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

Both of the lawsuits seek to force Google to change its governance and oversight to stop future workplace conduct issues.

11 Jan 2019 10:48 AM

Turkey to investigate Google competition law violation

The probe follows a complaint that Alphabet Inc’s Google unit had “abused its dominant position.

08 Jan 2019 9:34 AM

Google CEO defends 'integrity' of products ahead of testimony

Google has been under fire on Capitol Hill over issues.

11 Dec 2018 9:20 AM

Waymo unveils self-driving taxi service in Arizona for paying customers

Waymo would not say exactly how many of its cars would be on the road in Arizona.

06 Dec 2018 9:59 AM

Alphabet's Wing drone delivery business to take flight in Finland

Wing was spun out of Alphabet’s X research division in July to become an independent company within Alphabet.

05 Dec 2018 11:31 AM